[Solved] Flashing Screen

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[Solved] Flashing Screen

Postby fstath on Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:47 am


I just installed Mint 6 and about every 1-2 minutes my monitor will randomly flash. Not sure of the cause of the problem, but it has been doing it since the fresh install. Any advice?

Thanks in advance
Last edited by fstath on Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:35 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Flashing Screen

Postby hotweiss on Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:02 am

This is most likely a video card driver problem. If possible, update to the latest driver. Nvidia just released the 180.22 driver's today. If a driver update doesn't fix your problem, you might want to try this:

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